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Grant-in-Aid Program

Grants for Projects in Utah to Support the
Study and Appreciation of Native Plants

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Utah Native Plant Society (UNPS)

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Grants of up to $1,000 for projects in Utah that promote knowledge and appreciation of native plant species. Projects may include education, research, or both. Funding is typically awarded for activities that promote knowledge or educate the public. The following criteria are used in evaluating research and other proposals:

Does the proposal support or promote the purposes of the Utah Native Plant Society?
-The proposal improves knowledge and understanding of the distribution, life history and conservation of native plant species.
-The proposal improves knowledge of the cultivation and other appropriate uses of native plant species.
-The proposal educates the public about native plant species.
-The proposal supports local chapter activities that promote the purposes of the Utah Native Plant Society.

Is the application technically and logistically capable of accomplishing the project goal?
-Applicant is, or is affiliated with, an organization or agency with special expertise and/or responsibility for native plant species.
-Applicant has demonstrated experience in conducting the type of work proposed.
-Applicant has demonstrated that adequate logistical support is available to accomplish the work proposed.

Are the methods and budget sound and appropriate to the project goal?
-The methods are necessary and sufficient for accomplishing the project goal.
-The budget and staff are necessary and sufficient for accomplishing the project goal.

Is there matching support?
-Matching support is available (in-kind, cash, combination)
-Matching support is what percent of project budget?
-Additional issues/considerations
-Availability of UNPS funds and budget for the current year
-How/when payments will be made
-Termination for default or convenience
-Whether project has or has not already commenced

Will any subcontractors be involved?
-Publications and theses
-Reports - drafts and final
-Report of completion to UNPS and publication in Sego Lily and/or via a presentation to members
-Designated UNPS board member contact for project

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180008

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Previous grants have been awarded to individuals and university employees.

Grants will generally not be awarded for travel costs and/or time relative to the attendance of meetings nor for overhead amounts.

The purpose of this program is normally not to fund the purchase of tangible items such as equipment, personal property or plants/seeds.

This program is not available to fund the purchases of native plants whether for restoration, reclamation, school/heritage gardens or similar projects.

Pre-Application Information:

The 2018 deadline is April 15. Please do not apply until after January 1, 2018.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Utah Native Plant Society
Attn: Grant-in Aid Program
P.O. Box 520041
Salt Lake City UT 84152-0041

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Utah